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Artist unknown :Natives of Samoa in past and present styles of dress. [London, London Missionary Society, 1894]

Reference Number: PUBL-0061-121

Five oval portrait cartouches against a background of palm fronds, showing two women, two men and in the centre a group of two men. The women show the modifications in costume brought about by the influence of Europeans. The man on the bottom right is wearing an earlier-style head-dress and neck adornment, while the two men in the centre are holding earlier weapons and fans.

Key terms:
1 image, related to George Cousins, Samoa, Samoa - Social life and customs, Missions - Samoa, Samoans - Arts and crafts and Clothing and dress - Samoa.

Part of:
Cousins, George, fl 1890s :The story of the South Seas. London, London Missionary Society, 1894, Reference Number PUBL-0061 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Wood engraving. Art works

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File Print available in Turnbull Library Pictures996. Samoa(DFP-005321)

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